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Where’s Kenny Kirby…Again

Where’s Kenny Kirby…Again

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: Alderman Kirby returned our call. When asked where he lives, the Alderman responded that “1236 Crows Nest Court is my address of record, period.” Kirby did state that he had not been served and questioned how hard it would be to find him. The Alderman said that he would have no further comment on […]

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Schuh Raises More Than $1 Million For County Exec Race

Schuh Raises More Than $1 Million For County Exec Race

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh publicly released his campaign finance report showing he has approximately $1.25 million to run a successful campaign for County Executive in 2014. “I am honored and humbled by the enormous outpouring of support from the community for my campaign,” Schuh said. “Our momentum is building to run an effective campaign with the […]

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City Manager Mike Mallinoff Released By Mayor Pantelides

City Manager Mike Mallinoff Released By Mayor Pantelides

| January 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides has made another major personnel move this afternoon by releasing City Manager Mike Mallinoff from his position.  The City Manager’s position is an appointed position.  Mallinoff was appointed by former Mayor Joshua Cohen, so his departure is not too shocking. Virginia Burke was hired last year as the Assistant City Manager […]

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County Executive Neuman Names New Chief Of Staff

County Executive Neuman Names New Chief Of Staff

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced the appointment of businessman and entrepreneur Richard C. “Rook” Rogers to the position of Chief of Staff. In this position, Mr. Rogers will oversee the Office of the County Executive along with constituent and community engagement for the County. “Rook is a proven business leader with a commitment […]

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Schuh Makes It Official

Schuh Makes It Official

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh today officially filed paperwork with the Board of Elections to run for Anne Arundel County Executive. “Today we embark on a journey to bring the highest standards of ethics, service and management to Anne Arundel County government,” Schuh said. “My campaign will emphasize the priorities of the citizens of Anne Arundel County, […]

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Schuh Endorsed By Sen. Getty

Schuh Endorsed By Sen. Getty

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh has announced his endorsement for Anne Arundel County Executive by Maryland Senate Minority Whip Joseph Getty. “Steve Schuh is a strong voice for tax relief and jobs and a leader in the House of Delegates on fiscal issues,” Getty said. “Anne Arundel County can lead this State as a model of effective […]

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Candidate For Alderman Files To Have Election Nullified

Candidate For Alderman Files To Have Election Nullified

| December 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

Unsuccessful Ward Six candidate, Steven Conn, has filed a petition with the Circuit Court alleging that his opponent, Kenny Kirby; and the Annapolis Democratic Central Committee violated the Election Code. Conn is seeking to have the court nullify Kirby’s election. In the filing, Conn claims that the Central Committee filtered significant sums of unreported money […]

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Full Text Of Pantelides Inaugural Address

Full Text Of Pantelides Inaugural Address

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The full text of Annapolis Mayor, Michael J. Pantelides who was sworn in as Annapolis’ 136th Mayor this afternoon is below. Good Afternoon What a great day to be an Annapolitan! Looking around this theatre, I am humbled by your presence and the outpouring of friendship, support and dedication that I’ve received since the election. […]

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Pantelides Makes First Two Political Appointments

Pantelides Makes First Two Political Appointments

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mayor-elect Michael J. Pantelides announced the first two appointments to his team. Timothy D. Murnane, Esq. will serve as the City Attorney and Rhonda Wardlaw will serve as the City’s Public Information Officer, also referred to as Communications Officer. Mr. Murnane has been a trial attorney for more than 30 years. He has served as a […]

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Schuh Endorsed by Two Former Legislators

Schuh Endorsed by Two Former Legislators

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh today announced endorsements by former delegates Elizabeth Smith Anderson and Terry Gilleland. “Steve Schuh grew up in Crofton and knows the issues that are important to West County: balancing growth and economic development while maintaining strong communities. He also values our farms and understands the importance of keeping South County rural,” said […]

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6 People To Not Sweep Out Of Annapolis City Hall

6 People To Not Sweep Out Of Annapolis City Hall

| November 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor-Elect Mike Pantelides campaigned on a platform of sweeping Annapolis clean and I have no doubt that he will do just that. City Hall has been bloated for some time and there really is a need to pare down the rank and file.  But Mike (to be known in shorthand as MiPa) might not […]

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Pantelides Beats Cohen By 59 Votes For Annapolis Mayor

Pantelides Beats Cohen By 59 Votes For Annapolis Mayor

| November 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

Challenger Mike Pantelides beat incumbent Mayor Joshua Cohen in one of the tightest mayoral races in Annapolis history. After the election, Pantelides led by a slim 84 votes. The following day absentee ballots and a malfunctioning machine were counted and after 19.5 hours (ending at 4:40am) the lead had narrowed to 50. This morning, election […]

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LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

| November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

NOTE: This is a live blog. Please scroll down to the bottom for latest updates throughout the day as they become available. On Election Day, there was no defined winner. A mere 84 votes separated Mayor Josh Cohen and his challenger, Mike Pantelides. Today, the appointed 3-person Board of Elections (2 democrats and 1 republican) […]

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BREAKING: Annapolis Absentee & Provisional Voting Likely To Favor Cohen

BREAKING: Annapolis Absentee & Provisional Voting Likely To Favor Cohen

| November 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

We have heard from a source that there are 326 absentee ballots in play at tomorrow’s canvass along with 130 provisional ballots issued on Tuesday. In addition there are 15 emergency absentee ballots. The malfunctioning machine in Ward 7 (precinct 17) should lean slightly to Mike Pantelides based on the results in that precinct which […]

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Conn Refuses To Congratulate Kirby, Calls For Neighborhood Unity

Conn Refuses To Congratulate Kirby, Calls For Neighborhood Unity

| November 5, 2013 | 4 Comments

Ward Six candidate Steven Conn lost the election tonight by 57 votes.  His campaign sent out a press release criticizing his opponent, the City government and the “political machine” in Annapolis. He also made a strong call for neighbors to unite and work together for Ward Six. Conn is currently suing Kirby, Friends of Kenny […]

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Annapolis Election Results

Annapolis Election Results

| November 5, 2013 | 10 Comments

UPDATE:  The Ward 7 malfunctioning machine was just fixed and the results are updated.  Pfeiffer won the ward and Cohen lost it by 34 votes.  All votes are now in and Cohen trails Pantelides by 84 votes city wide. UPDATE: With all wards counted, Annapolis will need to wait until Thursday to find out who […]

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Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

Annapolis Election 2013: Who Will Win & Why

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eye On Annapolis does not endorse candidates.  However, that does not mean that we are not interested in the candidates or have our own opinions.  And with that in mind, here is our analysis of what we believe will happen at the polls on Tuesday.  Call it guessing or crystal balling, but the analysis is […]

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Conn Files Defamation Suit Against Alderman Kirby, Campaign, And Activist

Conn Files Defamation Suit Against Alderman Kirby, Campaign, And Activist

| October 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

Independent candidate for Ward 6, Steven Conn, has filed a defamation lawsuit against sitting Alderman Kenny Kirby and his campaign.  He is specifically alleging defamation of character, invasion of privacy and is seeking an immediate injunction. The lawsuit stems from fliers which were mailed to the residents of Ward 6 alleging that Conn had several […]

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Annapolis Reaches Agreements With 4 Unions

Annapolis Reaches Agreements With 4 Unions

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis and its four employee unions have reached a historic 4-year agreement. These negotiations addressed the City’s unfunded liabilities, restoring full funding to the Police Fire Pension Plan and putting in place a solution for previously unfunded retiree healthcare. Under the agreements, Police and Fire employees and the City will increase contributions […]

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MD Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Weekend

MD Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Weekend

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Black Caucus Foundation (MBCF) announces their 2013 Annual Legislative Weekend, entitled “The New Maryland: Changing Faces, Economy, and Priorities” at the Loews Annapolis Hotel located at 126 West Street beginning Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. For the past eighteen years, the MBCF has partnered with the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) to host their annual […]

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Annapolis Mayor Honors African American Alderpersons

Annapolis Mayor Honors African American Alderpersons

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a ceremony yesterday held at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, Annapolis Mayor Cohen honored the work of present, past and future African American Alderpersons. According to a post made by Carl Snowden on the Annapolis Democratic Action Group facebook page. On Sunday, October 27, 2013, 4PM, at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, Maryland, Mayor Josh […]

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Schuh Endorsed By Former Lt. Governor And GOP Boss

Schuh Endorsed By Former Lt. Governor And GOP Boss

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh has announced that he has received the endorsement of former Maryland Lieutenant Governor and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele for Anne Arundel County Executive. “Steve Schuh is a leader in the Republican Party who can help our Party grow as County Executive,” Steele said. “He has paid his dues for many […]

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